Tony Wilson. The Medical Centre. Specialist Physio. Tony Wilson. Physiotherapist. Specialist in anterior knee pain (patellofemoral pain syndrome) and shoulder pain
The Medical Centre. Chichester. W. Sussex. Anterior knee pain course
THE MEDICAL CENTRE anterior knee pain course
anterior knee pain and shoulder pain specialist ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN - SCIENCE AND SOLUTION

75 page course booklet included

Tutor: Mr Tony Wilson BSc MSc Grad Dip Phys MCSP MSOM DipInjTher

Day one

09.00 Introduction - Myths and Mysteries, Assumptions and Half-Truths
Significance of problem; what we know, how we know, what we suspect, what we assume; common misconceived concepts and notions

09.45 Anatomy of lateral structures and knee flexors
Maltracking/malalignment - current thinking; predisposing factors; lateral retinaculum - superficial and deep; patellofemoral, transverse and patellotibial 'ligaments'; radiology ? does it tell us anything?; iliotibial band; hamstrings; gastrocnemius

10.00 Examination
History; lateral retinaculum - selectively stressing, glide and tilt; iliotibial band - modified testing; hamstrings; gastrocnemius restriction test; calf discrimination test

11.10 Coffee

11.25 Anatomy of medial structures and plicae
Medial retinaculum; medial tibial rotators; saphenous nerve; plicae - superior, medial, inferior/lateral

11.50 Examination
History; Wilson's medial compartment test; plica syndrome; plica test; 'Movie goer's knee'; O'Connor's sign; surgical videos

12.30 Surgery for anterior knee pain
Options; is it justified, is it logical, does it hurt, does it work ?; surgical video

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Anatomy of infrapatellar fat pad, patellar tendon and epiphyses
Fat pad; deep infrapatellar bursa; patellar tendon and tendinopathies

14.15 Examination
Hoffa's disease/syndrome; Hoffa's sign; fat pad/bursa differential examination; patellar tendonitis/tendinosis - semantics or a legitimate clinical dilemma ?; alta/baja; post ACL repair problems

14.45 Chondromalacia, Osteochondritis dissecans, stress fractures and others
Osgood-Schlatter's disease; Sinding-Larsen-Johannsen disease; chondromalacia patellae; patellar stress fracture; infrapatellar contracture syndrome; osteochondritis dissecans; case study; computer graphics and video

15.15 VMO and friends - just who is in control ? What the Papers Say
VMO - do you believe ?; overview of VMO/VL debate and the establishment of what is proven as opposed to what is accepted; motor control

16.10 A model for anterior knee pain
A framework for the genesis of AKP

16.30 Finish

Day two of course